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Safety Specialist

In this role, you will work directly with drivers by enforcing safety standards in accordance with DOT and FMCSA regulations, serving as the driver's resource for all local, state, and federal laws, as well as company policies, procedures, and all safety practices.

Founded in 2015, Merdzic Transportation Services Inc was originally started in Kentucky and expanded into Florida operations in 2022 and we continue to grow.

At Merdzic Transportation Services we pride ourselves on our family focused culture and the ability to grow your career within our organization.

Requirements and Skills

  • Analyze and manage safety scores to track overall progress and suggest necessary improvements to reduce risk

  • Monitor and check Logbooks of drivers to ensure FMCSA Compliance

  • Communicate with drivers for corrective action, updates on new guidelines and preventative communication

  • Virtual and in person safety meetings with drivers

  • Assist with on boarding process for new drivers

  • Coordinate suspensions and terminations with Operations Management

  • Prepare and enforce policies to establish a culture of safety especially amongst drivers

  • Evaluate practices, procedures and facilities to assess risk and adherence to best practices

  • Conduct training and presentations for safety matters and accident prevention

  • Investigate accidents or incidents to discover causes and determine appropriate preventive measures

  • Recommend solutions to issues, improvement opportunities or new prevention measures

  • Collaborate with colleagues on a daily basis

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with rapid change

Job Schedule

  • Full-time position

  • Monday - Friday 7:00am - 4:00pm

  • Must be located in Jacksonville, FL or willing to move to Jacksonville, FL


  • Full insurance benefits (dental, health, and vision) after 90 days of employment

  • Career growth opportunities

  • Bonus pay

  • Paid holidays

  • Paid time off


  • year of experience in safety and/or compliance is preferred.  We will incorporate a 2 month training window to prepare you for the available position and help you advance in this career. Training can take less than 2 months as pace will be determined based on employee's progress.

  • Associate's or bachelor's degree in a business related field is preferred.

  • Strong communication skills

  • Understanding of FMCSA and DOT regulations.

  • Strong knowledge of driver logs both ELD and ELD exempt.

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